Arts Standards and Program Descriptions

Cliff and studentsDay in Clay incorporates the following program arts standards, designed for your specific arts curriculum or corporate training theme.

  1. Creating, performing, and participating in the arts
  2. Knowing and using arts materials and resources
  3. Responding to, and analyzing works of art
  4. Understanding cultural dimensions and contributions of the arts

Students are typically provided a hands-on experience. An educational ceramic arts class benefits by adhering to approved program standards to experience a complete understanding of the ceramic process, its art, and cultural relationships.

Within minutes, students are working with clay, and learning about the relationship between art and society.

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Hands-on program

The hands-on program will introduce students to a wide range of materials and techniques. All participants will work directly with the material to make a piece of ceramic art. Students will examine their work for good craftsmanship as well as innovative and creative problem solving.They will preview a video of the culture prior to the event. They will also draw the cultural connections through patterns, symbols and form and see how they relate or repeat in other cultures as well.

Hands on mural program

The hhands-onmural programs introduce students to a wide range of materials and techniques. All students use claly to make a piece of ceramic art. Students review their work for craftsmanship, and innovative and creative problem solving. They may preview a video of the cultural relationships prior to the event. They will draw cultural connections through patterns, symbols and form– and see how they relate or repeat in other cultures, with different meaning to each culture.

Students take pride in seeing a permanent installation of their work in an architectural setting that is not only an asset to the school but to the community that will pass through to see it.

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